SOURCE: Armco Metals Holdings, Inc.

Armco Metals Holdings, Inc.

July 12, 2016 08:00 ET

Armco Metals Holdings, Inc. to Delist Its Common Shares From NYSE MKT

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 12, 2016) - Armco Metals Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMCO) (the "Company" or "Armco") has provided formal notification to the NYSE MKT that it is voluntarily delisting its common stock from the Exchange and will transfer trading of its common stock to the OTCBB/Pink Sheets. As disclosed in the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K filed on July 12, 2016, the Company has chosen to delist as it no longer satisfies minimum Exchange listing requirements. In addition, due to action by creditors and the PRC government, Armco has ceased all active operations except trading operation, is not able to satisfy all its obligations in the ordinary course, and expects to fully impair substantially all of its assets as part of its review of its financial position and circumstances.

ABOUT ARMCO METALS HOLDINGS, INC.

Armco Metals Holdings, Inc. is engaged in the sale and distribution of metal ore and non-ferrous metals, wood, and barley throughout China and is in the recycling business in China. Armco Metals' customers include some of the fastest growing steel producing mills and foundries throughout China. Raw materials are acquired from a global group of suppliers located in various countries, including, but not limited to, Brazil, India, Indonesia, Ukraine and the United States. Armco Metals' product lines include ferrous and non-ferrous ore, iron ore, chrome ore, nickel ore, magnesium, copper ore, manganese ore, steel billet, recycled scrap metals, raw wood and barley. For more information about Armco Metals, please visit www.armcometals.com.

SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"). Any statements that are not historical facts and that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance are forward-looking and involve estimates and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. We caution that investors should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements herein. Further, any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made. We qualify all of our forward-looking statements in this press release by these cautionary statements including those made in Part I. Item 1A. Risk Factors appearing in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014 and our other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. New risk factors emerge from time to time and it is not possible for our management to predict all risk factors, nor can we assess the impact of all factors on our business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statements. Except for our ongoing obligations to disclose material information under the Federal securities laws, we undertake no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements, to report events or to report the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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